Is our greatest power
When we stand together
We can speak against mistreatment…”
Mahogany L. Browne’s Woke: A Young Poet’s Call to Justice, published by Roaring Brook Press, is an outstanding collection of poetry that inspires young activists to raise their voices!
Bestselling writer Jason Reynolds, who wrote the foreword to Woke, spoke to Mahogany about poetry as an impetus for collective action and why she believes young people are the key to a future built on strength, compassion, and community.
Woke: A Young Poet's Guide to Justice
By Mahogany L. Browne
Published by Roaring Brook Press
Woke: A Young Poet’s Guide to Justice is a collection of poems to inspire kids to stay woke and become a new generation of activists. Historically poets have been on the forefront of social movements. Woke is a collection of poems by women that reflects the joy and passion in the fight for social justice, tackling topics from discrimination to empathy, and acceptance to speaking out. With Theodore Taylor’s bright, emotional art, and writing from Mahogany L. Browne, Elizabeth Acevedo and Olivia Gatwood, kids will be inspired to create their own art and poems to express how they see justice and injustice.
With a foreword by bestselling author Jason Reynolds.